It’s time for Week 2!
Now that you have gotten clear on what your goal is it is time to identify WHY you want to achieve your goal. (If you need a review of Week 1, click here.)
Your task for this week is to spend some time figuring out your motivation behind your goal.
Ask yourself, “Why do I want to reach this goal?” and “How does achieving my goal benefit me?”
For example, if your goal is to lose weight think about why you want to lose the weight. Do you need to lose weight for health reasons? Do you want to look better? Do you want to get thin as pay back to an old flame?
When looking at your motivation do not judge the “why.” Being ashamed of your reasons makes reaching your goal almost impossible. Your reasons are yours alone and there is nothing wrong with them.
Take your time with this exercise. Write down your reasons, put them away for a day or two then take them out and add to or revise them.
Discovering the motivation behind your goal can help you develop a plan for achieving the goal as well as serve as a means of motivation for those days when your are questioning your goal.
Good luck, have fun!
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Don’t forget to check back next week for your next exercise.